Eligibility for M.Phil Development Studies

The programme is intended for students with a good first degree (Masters and/or four years B.A/B.Sc) with 2.5 CGPA in any development related discipline, preferably the social sciences.

Academic Program

Total Credit Hours: 36
Core Course Credit hrs: 12
Elective Course Credit hrs: 12
Thesis/Research Work Credit hrs: 12
04 Core and 04 Elective Courses

Duration: 2-years Curriculum Structure (student can complete in maximum 3 years)

S.NoCourseCredits
 Semester-I 
1DS-600 Development: History, Theory and Policy3
2DS-610 Research Methods for Development Studies3
3Elective-I3
4Elective-II3
 Semester-II 
5DS-620 Development Economics3
6DS- 630 Anthropology and Development3
7Elective-III3
8Elective-IV3
 Semester-III & IV 
9Thesis12

List of Courses

Core Courses (3 credit hours each)

  1. DS-600 Development: History, Theory and Policy
  2. DS-610 Research Methods in Development Studies
  3. DS-620 Development Economics
  4. DS-630 Anthropology and Development

Elective Courses (3 credit hours each) 

  1. DS-712/ ENV-712 Poverty And Environment
  2. DS-725 Tourism and Development
  3. DS-730 Gender and Development
  4. DS-745 Power, Governance and Development
  5. DS-775 Sustainable Development and Economic Policy
  6. DS-795 Econometrics and Quantitative Techniques for Development Research
  7. DS-790 Financial Inclusion, Poverty Alleviation and Development
  8. DS-780 Development Management
  9. DS-760 Political Economy of Development
  10. DS-705 Conflict, Security and Development
  11. DS-740/ E-740 Human Resource Development (HRD)
  12. DS-700 Socio-Economic Perspectives on Conflict and Development
  13. DS-715 Environmental Problems, Politics and Development
  14. DS-735 Disaster Management
  15. DS-750 History and Political Science
  16. DS-785 Quantitative Techniques for Development Research
  17. DS 765- NGO Management
  18. DS 720- Qualitative Methods for Development Research
  19. HE- 625 Issues in Public Health
  20. DS- 710 Project Planning and Management
  21. DS-755 Human Rights and Development
  22. DS-761 Cultural Heritage and Development
  23. DS-762 Culture, Health and Development
  24. DS-763 Communities and Development
  25. DS-764 Culture and Development in South Asia
  26. DS-771 Diaspora and Development
  27. DS-781 Development in Cities
  28. DS-751 Politics and Development

MPhil Development Studies

MPhil Development Studies

MPhil Development Studies is the latest addition into degree programs offered at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

MPhil Development Studies

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PhD Development Studies

MPhil Development Studies is the latest addition into degree programs offered at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

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M.sc Development Studies

M.sc Development Studies

M.Sc Development Studies is the latest addition into degree programs offered at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

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Mr. Saba-ul-Hussain
Mr. Raja Asim Shahzad

Address:
Department of Development Studies
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE),
Quaid-i-Azam University Campus,
P.O. Box. 1091, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.

Phone: +92-51-9248101
Fax: +92-51-9248065
Email: economics@pide.org.pk